File photo of 2012: Climbers approaching summit of Mt. Everest
A team of nine (9) highly experienced Sherpas were assigned the highly challenging task of route fixing to summit have successfully scaled and reached the summit of Mt. Everest from the south side at 5:02 pm (local time). It is a proud moment for them as this is the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest after the two consecutive years of natural disasters.
‘’Nine Sherpas reached the summit of Mt. Everest on Wednesday’ as announced by tourism official Mr. Gyanendra Shrestha from Everest Base Camp.
The nine Sherpas who have reached the summit of Mt. Everest on Wednesday are Neema Chiri Sherpa, Aang Temba Sherpa, Pasang Tenji Sherpa, Mingma Chiri Sherpa, Gyaljen Dorje Sherpa, Aang Gyaljen Sherpa, Mingma Sherpa, Lakpa Chiri Sherpa and Shere Gyaljen Sherpa.
This year, an estimate of 289 climbers together with their guides will attempt to reach the peak of Mt. Everest. Presently they are positioned and waiting in different camps now for a window to make the final summit push. it is said that about 100 climbers including their guides will make an attempt summit between May 12-14 while the others will be moving up to higher camps